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What employees expect of a boss

To be a leader, lead by example, inspire… The expectations of today’s young workers about their boss are different from those of more experienced workers. This change in mentality is especially seen in the role of manager.


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Will chatbots be tomorrow’s recruiters?

Software robots that can carry on a dialogue with humans by automated conversations, chatbots could now help companies in their recruiting activities. Although they don’t interview the candidate directly, they can nonetheless participate in selection upstream.


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The art of constructive criticism

Although not always easy to formulate, criticism, when it is constructive, lets your colleagues know aspects of their work that they could improve. For constructive criticism, the keywords are trust, preparation and collaboration.


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The art of adding emotion to your job offers

Companies must adapt to a new generation of workers, especially the millennials. These are no longer seeking a job with a list of tasks to be accomplished. They want engagement, a life experience. How do you trim your job offer to speak to their head... as well as to their heart?


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5 ways to identify (good) future managers

Promoting an employee to an executive or management position is sometimes done with some doubts. Lou Adler, an American recruitment expert, offers some tips to know if the employee has “what it takes” to succeed.


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In-Company Training that Achieves Results

Ensuring continuing training for your company's human capital is a sure way to maintain its leading edge and even its talents. But what types of training yield the best results? On-line or in-person training, at lunch hour? Here's a brief overview.


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When a Boss Leaves

A recent study by the firm Robert Half Canada shows how employee productivity risks taking a hit after a senior manager’s departure.


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Is Your Hiring Process Effective?

The interview process, response time, duration of training: sometimes it is hard to evaluate if your hiring process is profitable. To find out how effective it really is, ask yourself these five questions.


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Conducting a Background Check in 5 Easy Steps

According to a study done by the HEC Montréal, up to 60% of job seekers present misleading or fabricated information during the hiring process,. Recruiters use different background-checking techniques to identify those who have overstated their experience on their CVs. 


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The Art of Seducing Passive Job Seekers

If active job seekers take the lead and make themselves easy to find, the more passive job hunters are slightly harder to reach because they don’t have a structured approach. However, they make excellent candidates. How does one go about searching for them?


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It Is Time To Eliminate Annual Assessments

An employee's annual assessment can do more harm than good, by de-motivating employees with inappropriate performance measures. It’s always better to regularly meet with your employee and take in what’s going on.


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How To (And Why) Calculate The Cost Of Absenteeism

The challenge in absenteeism in the workplace is not to convince employers that the phenomenon is costly. After all, 90% of them have already admitted that absenteeism was "very costly" for their organizations, according to 2015 report by Morneau Shepell.


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